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  • Fire on coastal Louisiana oil platform extinguished

    A fire that burned for more than a day on an oil production platform off Louisiana's coast was extinguished early Saturday, the Coast Guard said. The fire was on a platform in Breton Sound near environmentally delicate barrier islands off the state's...
  • NYSEG asking state officials for rate hike

    New York State Electric & Gas Corp. is seeking a rate hike. The utility is proposing an increase that would raise average residential electric bills by $8 a month and average residential natural gas bills by $10 a month. Increases could be higher or...
  • Letter: Stop the Indian Dunes banquet center project

    The Indiana Department of Natural Resources announced that it is raising park fees. The DNR has also announced a deal to lease the Indiana Dunes State Park Pavilion area to a private operator for $18,000 a year, plus 2 percent of profits after two years....
  • Coast Guard: Fire on Gulf oil platform; 28 workers evacuated

    An early morning fire forced evacuation of 28 workers from an oil rig off Louisiana's coast early Friday. The fire was still burning Friday evening, the Coast Guard and an environmentalist who flew over the site said. No injuries were reported....
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Wal-Mart's push on animal welfare hailed as game changer Wal-Mart's push to get its suppliers to give farm animals fewer antibiotics and more room to roam is expected to have a big impact on the food industry, experts say. Though the steps are...
  • Murray Energy expects more than 1,800 coal mine layoffs

    Appalachian coal mining suffered a double blow Friday, as Murray Energy announced plans to lay off more than 1,800 miners, most from West Virginia, and Alpha Natural Resources told another 439 Mountain State miners they could be out of work. The...
  • Federal data: As oil production soars, so do pipeline leaks

    The oil pipeline leak that fouled a stretch of California coastline this week reflects a troubling trend in the nation's infrastructure: As U.S. oil production has soared, so has the number of pipeline accidents. Since 2009, the annual number of...
  • Up in flames: Inside or out, fireplaces add more than warmth

    Up in flames: Inside or out, fireplaces add more than warmth
    Our ancient ancestors believed fire was one of four elements (the others being earth, water, and air). And no wonder. Fire is elemental. It draws us in. "I'm probably a bit romantic about it, but I think we humans miss having contact with fire," Jamie...
  • Alpha Natural Resources expects to idle W.Va. coal mine

    Alpha Natural Resources expects to idle a West Virginia coal mine that employs more than 400 workers. Alpha says it notified 439 workers on Friday that it expects to idle Rockspring Development's Camp Creek underground mine and processing plant in...
  • US oil and natural gas rig count drops by 3 to 885

    Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by three this week to 885. Houston-based Baker Hughes said Friday that 659 rigs were seeking oil and 222 explored for natural gas....
  • Lesson of Santa Barbara oil spill: Leave petroleum in the ground

    Lesson of Santa Barbara oil spill: Leave petroleum in the ground
    Memorial Day marks the beginning of high beach season, but there are miles of coastline near Santa Barbara that will be out of commission this weekend thanks to a pipeline oil spill. This is how most offshore oil works: You drill miles off the coast,...